New Flyer D61lfr Recalls
There have been 2 recalls on D61lfr vehicles in recent years. The latest was issued on 2008-07-08 due to a problem with the service brakes, air. Approximately 319 vehicles were involved. Since 2006, D61lfr's have experienced approximately 2 recall(s) due to hazards with various components, including the engine. See a list of recalls for your model year below.
IMPORTANT NOTE: Also check the list of Additional New Flyer Models to the right. At times, the manufacturer or the NHTSA may use slightly different model names, or group models together by series.
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Detailed Recall Information for New Flyer D61lfr
|2008-07-08||(Published by NHTSA on 2008-07-08)|
|Recall Summary:||NEW FLYER IS RECALLING 319 MY 2008 C40LF, C40LFR, D35LF, D40LF, D41LF, D61LFR, DE41LF, DE61LF, E40LFR, GE40LFR, AND DE41LFR TRANSIT BUSES EQUIPPED WITH PARKER HANNIFIN (VANSCO) CONTROL MODULES. A CERTAIN BATCH OF THE PROGRAMMABLE LOGIC CONTROL MODULES MAY HAVE A MANUFACTURING DEFECT. THIS DEFECT COULD PRODUCE ERRATIC BEHAVIOR OF CERTAIN INPUT/OUTPUT SIGNALS TO AND FROM THE AFFECTED MODULE. THIS ERRATIC BEHAVIOR COULD POTENTIALLY IMPACT CERTAIN FUNCTIONS SUCH AS THE HEADLIGHTS, BRAKE LIGHTS, THROTTLE CONTROL, AND CONTROL OF THE ARTICULATED JOINT.|
|Hazard:||FAILURE OF THE MODULE TO PROPERLY CONTROL THE VEHICLE SUB-SYSTEMS COULD RESULT IN VEHICLE CRASH, INJURY OR DEATH.|
|Remedy:||THE AFFECTED MODULES WILL BE REPLACED FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON JULY 14, 2008. OWNERS MAY CONTACT NEW FLYER AT 1-204-982-8400.|
|Additional Info:||NEW FLYER RECALL NO. R08-022.CUSTOMERS MAY CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY: 1-800-424-9153); OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.|
|2008-01-09||(Published by NHTSA on 2008-01-09)|
|Recall Summary:||CERTAIN BUSES HAVE STAINLESS STEEL HYDRAULIC LINES WITH 90¬ļ FLANGE FITTINGS WHICH ARE SUBJECT TO FAILURE DUE TO ERRORS IN BOTH THE DESIGN AND MANUFACTURE OF THESE LINES.|
|Hazard:||FAILURE OF THESE LINES, LOCATED IN THE ENGINE COMPARTMENT, COULD RESULT IN A VEHICLE FIRE.|
|Remedy:||NEW FLYER WILL REMOVE THESE LINES AND REPLACE THEM WITH A PREVIOUSLY PROVEN DESIGN OF FLEXIBLE LINES. THE RECALL BEGAN ON JANUARY 15, 2008. OWNERS MAY CONTACT NEW FLYER AT 1-204-982-8400.|
|Additional Info:||CUSTOMERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.|
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Sources may include: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and companies involved with this or a related recall.